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Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake - New Britain Region, P.N.G. on Wednesday, 6 August 2014

Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake  - New Britain Region, P.N.G. on Wednesday, 6 August 2014
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 10.0 to 51.0 km.
Date & time: Wed, 6 Aug 20:35:33 UTC
Magnitude: 5.1
Depth: 51.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 6.26°S / 150.89°E (Papua New Guinea)
Nearest volcano: Walo (70 km)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 2.8*10^12 J (783 MWh / 674 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Wed, 6 Aug 2014
Wed, 6 Aug 20:35 UTCM 5.1 / 52 km NEW BRITAIN REGION, P.N.G.EMSC
Wed, 6 Aug 20:35 UTCM 5.1 / 54.2 km107km SE of Kimbe, Papua New GuineaUSGS

"I felt it" reports:
(Australia) (1856 km SW from epicenter)(no details): The energy felt was prior to the earthquake. Not sure if this helps you. Usually I experience this 2 to 3 days before the movement. Sometimes it comes as an electric shock, or as with PNG it is a wave in the atmosphere which rolls as if to lift me up and then gently down. (via EMSC)
Earthquakes in same area up to 1 year afterwards (likely aftershocks)
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource
Tue, 19 Aug 2014
Tue, 19 Aug 08:25 UTCM 5.0 / 10 km - [info]New Britain Region, P.N.G.[Map]GFZ
Wed, 20 Aug 2014
Wed, 20 Aug 20:01 UTCM 4.5 / 32 km - [info]New Britain Region, P.N.G.[Map]GFZ
Thu, 21 Aug 2014
Thu, 21 Aug 02:11 UTCM 5.9 / 10 km - [info]New Britain Region, P.N.G.[Map]GFZ
Fri, 22 Aug 2014
Fri, 22 Aug 01:47 UTCM 4.4 / 51.9 km - [info]135km ESE of Kimbe, Papua New Guinea[Map]USGS
Fri, 5 Sep 2014
Fri, 5 Sep 22:51 UTCM 4.7 / 54.4 km - [info]32km ENE of Kandrian, Papua New Guinea[Map]USGS
Tue, 16 Sep 2014
Tue, 16 Sep 02:35 UTCM 5.5 / 10 km - [info]New Britain Region, P.N.G.[Map]GFZ
Tue, 23 Sep 2014
Tue, 23 Sep 15:23 UTCM 5.3 / 33 km - [info]New Britain Region, P.N.G.[Map]GFZ
Wed, 1 Oct 2014
Wed, 1 Oct 03:38 UTCM 6.0 / 46 km - [info]New Britain Region, P.N.G.[Map]GFZ
Fri, 3 Oct 2014
Fri, 3 Oct 21:22 UTCM 4.7 / 54.7 km - [info]119km S of Kokopo, Papua New Guinea[Map]USGS
Fri, 3 Oct 21:25 UTCM 4.9 / 10 km - [info]New Britain Region, P.N.G.[Map]GFZ
Fri, 3 Oct 22:40 UTCM 4.6 / 69.1 km - [info]116km SSW of Kokopo, Papua New Guinea[Map]USGS
Sun, 5 Oct 2014
Sun, 5 Oct 05:16 UTCM 4.7 / 61.8 km - [info]117km SSW of Kokopo, Papua New Guinea[Map]USGS
Sun, 12 Oct 2014 (8 earthquakes)
Sun, 12 Oct 04:30 UTCM 4.6 / 42.4 km - [info]111km SSW of Kokopo, Papua New Guinea[Map]USGS
Sun, 12 Oct 19:03 UTCM 5.2 / 48 km - [info]New Britain Region, P.N.G.[Map]GFZ
Sun, 12 Oct 19:34 UTCM 5.1 / 42.3 km - [info]113km S of Kokopo, Papua New Guinea[Map]USGS
Sun, 12 Oct 19:41 UTCM 5.2 / 49.5 km - [info]118km S of Kokopo, Papua New Guinea[Map]USGS
Sun, 12 Oct 19:54 UTCM 5.1 / 54.3 km - [info]114km S of Kokopo, Papua New Guinea[Map]USGS
Sun, 12 Oct 20:58 UTCM 4.9 / 72 km - [info]New Britain Region, PNG[Map]GeoAu
Sun, 12 Oct 21:50 UTCM 4.7 / 53 km - [info] NEW BRITAIN REGION, P.N.G.[Map]EMSC
Sun, 12 Oct 23:39 UTCM 5.0 / 48 km - [info] NEW BRITAIN REGION, P.N.G.[Map]EMSC
Mon, 13 Oct 2014
Mon, 13 Oct 10:20 UTCM 4.7 / 60 km - [info] NEW BRITAIN REGION, P.N.G.[Map]EMSC
Wed, 22 Oct 2014
Wed, 22 Oct 20:07 UTCM 4.3 / 77 km - [info] NEW BRITAIN REGION, P.N.G.[Map]EMSC
Sat, 25 Oct 2014
Sat, 25 Oct 20:49 UTCM 4.7 / 62.7 km - [info]138km SSW of Kokopo, Papua New Guinea[Map]USGS
Sun, 26 Oct 2014
Sun, 26 Oct 12:13 UTCM 5.3 / 10 km - [info]New Britain Region, P.N.G.[Map]GFZ
Tue, 28 Oct 2014
Tue, 28 Oct 03:47 UTCM 4.3 / 78 km - [info] NEW BRITAIN REGION, P.N.G.[Map]EMSC
Wed, 29 Oct 2014
Wed, 29 Oct 16:28 UTCM 5.1 / 55 km - [info]New Britain Region, P.N.G.[Map]GFZ
Tue, 4 Nov 2014
Tue, 4 Nov 16:52 UTCM 4.6 / 45 km - [info] NEW BRITAIN REGION, P.N.G.[Map]EMSC
Sat, 29 Nov 2014
Sat, 29 Nov 18:56 UTCM 4.9 / 25 km - [info] NEW BRITAIN REGION, P.N.G.[Map]EMSC
Mon, 15 Dec 2014
Mon, 15 Dec 01:18 UTCM 5.1 / 121 km - [info] NEW BRITAIN REGION, P.N.G.[Map]EMSC
Wed, 17 Dec 2014
Wed, 17 Dec 09:46 UTCM 5.2 / 47 km - [info]New Britain Region, P.N.G.[Map]GFZ
Wed, 24 Dec 2014
Wed, 24 Dec 02:47 UTCM 4.5 / 56 km - [info] NEW BRITAIN REGION, P.N.G.[Map]EMSC
Wed, 31 Dec 2014
Wed, 31 Dec 14:20 UTCM 5.0 / 52 km - [info]New Britain Region, P.N.G.[Map]GFZ

 

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